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Home Guides & Resources

Derek Hales

Written By: Derek Hales

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At Modern Castle we do our best to create guides and resources that help you make a safer and better home and life.

The guides below cover a variety of topics from safety and cleaning, to air quality and parenting, to what you can do to help alleviate food insecurity in your community.

Guides for Living

Below you’ll find our guides related to a variety of living topics, including money, home, DIY, and more.

Home Dangers

Below you’ll find a complete list of safety in the home deep dive guides we’ve created:

There are many common dangers in every home. Our series on home safety will look at common household issues that can be unhealthy or even dangerous.

Our guides will research important topics like asbestos, lead paint, mold, carbon monoxide, and more. At Modern Castle, it’s our aim to help arm you with the information you need to make informed decisions to help improve the safety and health of your home.

Home Cleaning Guides

Some cleaning jobs are definitely harder than others. However, most jobs have tips and secrets that can help turn a hard job into something way more manageable.

Below we’ve listed all of our guides on house and home cleaning:

Improve Indoor Air Quality

You’d be surprised at what’s floating in your home’s air. There is not much you can do about the outdoor air quality, but there’s plenty you can do to help improve your indoor air quality.

Resources for Parents & Kids

Below you’ll find our resources, guides, and other helpful articles for parents and kids.

About Modern Castle

Here at Modern Castle, it’s our hope to help you discover, research, and select the best products for your home. However, building your dream home is more than just the stuff of life that goes into your home.

Over the coming months we will be taking an in-depth look at important home issues and how those topics affect adults, parents, kids, and health— both mental and physical— as well as how you can design and manage your home to live a better, healthier, and more fulfilled life.

Have a question or comment? Or do you have a suggestion for a topic you think we should cover? Please send us an email using our contact form here.

About Derek Hales

Derek HalesDerek Hales is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of He has been featured in Fast Company, Reader's Digest, Business Insider,, She Knows, and other major publications. Derek has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Kansas State University. Hales has been testing and reviewing products for the home since 2014.

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